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Defending champion Murray reaches Brisbane final

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Defending champion Murray reaches Brisbane final

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Defending champion Andy Murray has advanced to the Brisbane International final after fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori retired during their semifinal Saturday.

Murray came back from a 4-1 deficit in the first set and was leading 6-4, 2-0 when his Japanese opponent retired with a left knee injury.

The reigning Olympic and U.S. Open champion will next play Grigor Dimitrov, who is starting to live up to his billing as a star in the making by reaching his first ATP Tour final with a 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (5) over 2006 Australian Open finalist Marcos Baghdatis.

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Racing Presidents Livestream: How to watch, live stream, listen

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Racing Presidents Livestream: How to watch, live stream, listen

On Tuesday, June 18, the Racing Presidents will be live streaming on the MyTeams by NBC Sports App from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET to preview the week ahead for the Washington Nationals.

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Celtics' Al Horford reportedly will decline option, become unrestricted free agent

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Celtics' Al Horford reportedly will decline option, become unrestricted free agent

Boston big man Al Horford is reportedly not picking up his $30.1 million option with the Celtics for the 2019-20 season, qualifying him as an unrestricted free agent according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Horford is reportedly interested in working out a long-term deal with the Celtics with negotiations beginning after the start of free agency June 30.

The five-time All-Star could help free up some of the Celtics' cap space with a deal under his $30.1 million option.

Horford joined the Celtics in the 2016 offseason, leaving the Atlanta Hawks. At the time, the Wizards had been a contender to sign him before he ultimately chose Boston. 

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